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Woman hurt in gas explosion

  A woman has been badly injured in a gas explosion in El Médano. The accident happened last Saturday in a property in avenida de Abona at about 8am. It is understood the woman, who is in her 80s, had lit a stove to make a cup of coffee and it exploded in her face. She suffered second-degree burns ...Full Article

Arrest in “sexting” case

  A young person has been arrested by the Civil Guard in Fuerteventura for alleged coercion in a “sexting” incident. Police say this practice is becoming quite common amongst ...Full Article

TV show needs Tenerife hopefuls

Have you fallen in love with Tenerife? Are you looking to relocate here permanently from Britain? The producers of the BBC programme “Escape to the Country” are planning a ...Full Article

Barranco to reopen by end of year?

  Adeje’s Barranco del Infierno is expected to reopen before the end of the year. The Mayor, José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga has been quoted in the Spanish press as ...Full Article

Puerto could become surfing hot-spot

  Puerto de la Cruz could become a new surfing destination. Business leaders have revealed they are working on a plan to present some of the best surfing waves ...Full Article

Cocaine was destined for Canaries

  Police who seized more than 500 kilos of cocaine on a sailing boat in the Atlantic say the drugs were destined for the Canary Islands. Five arrests have ...Full Article

Safety comes first at fiesta

  San Juan de la Rambla intends to step up security for the annual fiesta and romeria of San José. The team of stewards for the 18th edition of ...Full Article

Bike riders see red in La Laguna

  Cycling might be good for the environment and a great way to keep fit but it’s causing controversy in La Laguna. Bike riders say the local authority and ...Full Article

Carnival winner after vote suspension

  Santa Cruz has its Carnival poster for the 2014 event amid earlier controversy surrounding suspect voting over the internet. After the public poll was suspended, a jury made ...Full Article

Tree fall traps woman

  A woman was seriously injured are being hit in Santa Cruz by a falling tree. The emergency services were called in to free the 23-year-old victim who was ...Full Article
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